Whisky Wednesday: Ardbeg Supernova 2010

It seemed appropriate to try something a bit special for Burns Night, so I’ve dug into my dram collection to find something suitable. And what could be better than the enormous Supernova – Jim Murray awarded it Whisky of the Year when it was released in 2010, and who am I to argue with whisky… Read more »

Whisky Wednesday: The Peat Monster

I’m not entirely certain how I feel about the idea of the Peat Monster. On the one hand, as you’ve probably noticed I’m quite a big fan of the peaty side of the whisky world – I drink more Islay than just about anything else. On the other, if somehow feels like more of a… Read more »

Whisky Wednesday: Auchentoshan Three Wood

Christmas has been good to me (although arguably less good to my liver) and my tasting cupboard is overflowing. Among my overflow is a nice collection of miniatures, of which this is one. The Auchentoshan Three Wood is a Lowland whisky which as been matured in three different casks – starting life as most whiskies… Read more »

Whisky Wednesday: Glenbridge 40 Year Old

As this is the first post of 2012, it only seems right that we have something a little special to start the year. This whisky is the same age as me, and it comes from … Aldi. My extraordinarily lovely wife got up at some ridiculous hour (something she never voluntarily does) to stand in… Read more »